MESOTHERAPY CONTRAINDICATIONS & AFTERCARE


CONTRAINDICATIONS

Unfortunately not all treatments are for everyone. Please check our contraindications list to make sure you avoid disappointment.

  • The treatment is not recommended if you are suffering from any skin infection in or near the treatment area or are unwell in any way (even a cold).

  • If you have previously experienced allergic reactions to any of the ingredients or local anaesthetic

  • If you are taking any medicines which affect bleeding, such as aspirin or warfarin.

  • If you are taking steroids or have autoimmune disease.

  • If you have any bleeding disorders.

  • If you suffer from a poorly controlled medical condition

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding

  • If you are currently or have recently completed a course of Roacutane (Isotretinoin acne treatment) in the last 18 months.

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding

  • If you have active acne

  • If you have a previously been treated with a permanent injectable implant.

  • If you have suffered from keloid scars

  • Scleroderma

  • Epilepsy

Pre Treatment Advice

  • Do NOT consume alcoholic beverages at least 24 hours prior to treatment (alcohol may thin the blood and increase the risk of bruising)

  • Avoid anti-inflammatory/blood thinning medications, if possible for a period of 2 weeks before treatment. Medications and supplements such as aspirin, vitamin E, ginkgo biloba, ginseng, St. John’s Wort, Omega 3/Fish Oil supplements, Ibuprofen, aspirin and other NSAIDS have a blood thinning effect and can increase the risk of bruising and swelling after injections.

  • Discontinue Retin-A 2 days before and 2 days after treatment.

  • Reschedule your appointment at least 24 hours in advance if you have a rash, cold sore or blemish on the area.

  • If you have a history of cold sores please let your provider know, use your anti-viral medication prior to treatment.

  • Be sure to have a good breakfast, including food and drink before your procedure. This will decrease the chances of lightheadedness during your treatment.


Post Treatment Advice

  • There may be some redness, swelling, tenderness, bruising which should settle within days.

  • Clean your face with a gentle cleanser and warm wateR

  • Try not to wear makeup.

  • Use creams with antioxidants and hyaluronic acid to reduce irritation and hydrate the skin.

  • Avoid active skincare products which contain: Alpha Hydroxy Acids, Beta Hydroxy Acids, Retinol (Vitamin A), and Vitamin C (in low pH formula). Continue to do so for 3 days post treatment.

  • Avoid strenuous exercise for 24 hours.

  • Avoid sun (and sunbeds), Saunas, Steam rooms or heat for 72 hours.

  • Avoid consuming excess amounts of alcohol or salts to avoid excess swelling.

  • If you have swelling you may apply a cool compress for 15 minutes each hour.

  • Use Paracetamol for discomfort. Do not take Ibuporfen for two weeks after the treatment.

  • Try to sleep face up and slightly elevated if you experience swelling.

  • Take Arnica to help the bruising and swelling, start at least 2 days prior to injections.

  • If you are planning to attend a special event when a bruise, should it occur, would be unacceptable to you.

  • Results will not be immediate, but will develop over time. and a course of treatment will be required

867a Forest Road, London E17 4AT

020 8527 9595

Tuesday 10am - 8pm

Wednesday 9.30am - 8pm

Thursday 9.30am - 8pm

Friday 9.30am - 8pm

Saturday 9.30am - 5.30pm

Earlier and later appointment can be arranged with individual therapists.

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